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Colloquial Finnish: The Complete Course for Beginners
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date October 31, 2011
Pages 354
Binding Paperback
Edition 2 pap/com
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415499682
ISBN-10 0415499682
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $85.00
§As reported by publisher says people who bought this book also bought:
Colloquial Hungarian | Beginner's Finnish | Finnish for Foreigners | Finnish
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

Colloquial Finnish provides a step-by-step course in Finnish as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Finnish in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required.

Key features include:

• progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

• structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar

• an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises

• realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios

• useful vocabulary lists throughout the text

• additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries

Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Finnish will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Finnish.

Course components:

The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack.

Paperback: 978-0-415-49966-8 (please note this does not include the audio)

CDs : 978-0-415-48627-9

eBook: 978-0-203-81794-0 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from

MP3s: 978-0-415-49967-5 (available to purchase from

Pack : 978-0-415-49968-2 (paperback and CDs)

It has been brought to our attention that on some of the CD copies of Colloquial Finnish, there is an error on track 3 of CD 1. We would urge all customers who have experienced this error to contact us at; we will then send you a correct replacement MP3 of this track, free of charge.

Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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With Riitta-Liisa Valijarvi (other contributor), Hanna Bjorklund (other contributor), Elina Multanen (other contributor) | 2 blg edition from Routledge (October 31, 2011)
9780415499668 | details & prices | 354 pages | 5.25 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $43.95
About: Colloquial Finnish provides a step-by-step course in Finnish as it is written and spoken today.
The price comparison is for this edition
2 pap/com edition from Routledge (October 31, 2011)
9780415499682 | details & prices | 354 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $85.00
About: Colloquial Finnish provides a step-by-step course in Finnish as it is written and spoken today.
1 pap/com edition from Routledge (December 26, 2007)
9780415427104 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.38 lbs | List price $54.95
About: COLLOQUIAL FINNISH is easy to use and completely up to date!
CD/Spoken Word
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from Routledge (December 9, 2011)
9780415486279 | details & prices | 5.00 × 5.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.24 lbs | List price $15.00
About: These two 60-minute CDs, recorded by native speakers of Finnish, are an invaluable component of the Colloquial Finnish course.
2 mp3 edition from Routledge (July 11, 2011)
9780415499675 | details & prices | List price $44.95
Mp3 edition from Routledge (July 12, 2008)
9780415470926 | details & prices | List price $34.95
About: Colloquial Finnish provides a step-by-step course in Finnish as it is written and spoken today.

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